Published date: 3 December 2020

Beware emails from a hacker pretending to be the CAA!

A hacker or hackers are currently sending out fake emails, allegedly from the CAA. They are using our logo and a similar domain name to ours to phish for information.

Legitimate emails from us will always come from an address ending in or, or

Fake emails have been sent from addresses ending in link), but other fake variants may be used.
We have notified the National Cyber Security Centre, the Department of Internal Affairs and CERT NZ.

If you receive a fake email, do not click any links and do not reply. Please compose a new email, add the fake email as an attachment, and send to